ASI Market Report

Market Summary, Week ending December 8, 2017

Feeder Prices ($/cwt.), San Angelo, 60-70 lbs. $208-$216, 70-80 lbs. $178-$182, 87 lbs. $170.

Slaughter Prices – Live, negotiated, 117-177 lbs. $132.24

Slaughter Prices – Formula, 78.80 lbs. carcass weight $271.43 per cwt.

Slaughter Prices “Comprehensive Information”–-Formula & Negotiated, 78.90 lbs. carcass weight $269.59 per cwt.

Equity Electronic Auction, Wooled 115 lbs. $129.25.

Cutout Value/Net Carcass Value (1), $341.98 per cwt.

Carcass Price, Choice and Prime, YG 1-4, weighted average prices ($/cwt.), No prices reported.

Boxed Lamb, weighted average prices ($/cwt.), Trimmed 4” Loins $572.16, Rack, roast-ready, frenched (cap-on) $1,587.63, Rack, roast-ready, frenched, special (cap-off) $2,097.93, Leg, trotter-off, partial boneless $482.30, Shoulder, square-cut $294.83, Ground lamb $565.49.

Imported Boxed Lamb, weighted average prices ($/cwt.), AUS Rack (fresh, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $942.81, AUS Shoulder (fresh, square-cut) $306.83, AUS Leg (fresh, semi boneless) $414.98, AUS Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $958.48, NZ Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 20 oz/up) $1,022.84, AUS Shoulder (frozen, square-cut) $257.38.

Exported Adult Sheep, 0 head

Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered, From 4 weeks ago: 18 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 19 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 20 micron (Grade 70s) NA, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) NA, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 4.34-4.66, 23 micron (Grade 62s) 3.89-4.41, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) 3.56, 25 micron (Grade 58s) 3.23, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) 3.05, 27 micron (Grade 56s) NA, 28 micron (Grade 54s) NA, 29 micron (Grade 50-54s) 1.69, 30-34 micron (Grade 44-50s) NA.

Australian Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered FOB warehouse & gross producers, 18 micron (Grade 80s) 5.94-6.74, 19 micron (Grade 80s) 5.30-6.00, 20 micron (Grade 70s) 4.73-5.36, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) 4.39-4.97, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 4.15-4.70, 23 micron (Grade 62s) 4.03-4.57, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) 3.63-4.12, 25 micron (Grade 58s) 3.26-3.69, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) 2.89-3.27, 28 micron (Grade 54s) 2.09-2.37, 30 micron (Grade 50s) 1.61-1.82, 32 micron (Grade 46-48s) 1.22-1.38, Merino Clippings 3.82-4.33.

(1) The cutout value is the same as a net carcass value. It is a composite value that sums the value of the respective lamb cuts multiplied by their weights. It is also the gross carcass value less processing and packaging costs.